Generation X

Tales for an Accelerated Culture

Recommended by Dave Elitch, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #72 in Customs, Ranked #98 in Canadian

Generation X is Douglas Coupland's acclaimed salute to the generation born in the late 1950s and 1960s--a generation known vaguely up to then as "twentysomething."

Andy, Claire, and Dag, each in their twenties, have quit "pointless jobs done grudgingly to little applause" in their respective hometowns and cut themselves adrift on the California desert. In search of the drastic changes that will lend meaning to their lives, they've mired themselves in the detritus of American cultural memory. Refugees from history, the three develop an ascetic regime of story-telling,...

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Dave Elitch Great social commentary from the early ‘90s. (Source)

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